Saturday, December 22, 2012

Christmas Punch


  • 5 cups evaporated milk 
  • ½ cup rum 
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg 
  • 1 "Jijona" soft nougat 

Blend everything.  Let cool for one week. 

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Banana Lemon Pudding


  • 1 (12-ounce box) vanilla wafers
  • 2 cans sweetened condensed milk 
  • 2 cans evaporated milk 
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 medium bananas sliced with lemon juice


In a large bowl, combine sweetened condensed and evaporated milk.

mixure with milks

Add the lemon juice, beat well until it becomes a thick consistency.

mixture with lemon

Line pie plate with vanilla wafers, a layer of banana, pour mixture over the layers, alternate layer of wafers, layer of banana and continue until plate is full. Garnish with wafers and bananas.

Chill and serve, overnight is desirable.  Keep refrigerated.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012



  • 4 cups cold milk 
  • 4 tablespoons sugar 
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon or 1 cinnamon stick 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 beaten egg (optional) 
  • 1 lemon peel

  1. In a saucepan combine milk, cornstarch, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, lemon zest and beaten egg. 
  2. Mix well.
  3. Place over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, for 15 to 20 minutes or until the mixture thickens.


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Oatmeal Shake

  • 3 cups cold milk 
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoon oats 
  • 6 tablespoons sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon white vanilla extract

  1. Place all the ingredients in the blender. 
  2. It is very important to have oats crushed, so blend well for 5 minutes. 
  3. Serve with danish cookies, if desired.  Four services.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Strawberry Pancake

Pancake Mix

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 cup milk 
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 whole eggs  
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 
  • 2 teaspoons butter 
  • butter for frying

Blend or mix all the ingredients. 


Preheat a buttered pan over medium-high heat.  Pour the batter onto the hot pan (using 1/2 cup for each pancake) and fry. 

Brown on both sides and serve hotEight services. You can also use this recipe for crepes.

    Strawberry Syrop 

    • 3 cups strawberries
    • 2 cups water 
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 1 lemon juice


    Wash strawberries with filtered water and lemon juice.  Chop into large pieces,  reserve some

    Blend all ingredients slightly.
    In a small saucepan boil the liquid and the reserved pieces over medium heat, stirring frequently for 45 minutes.  Then, serve with pancakes.

    Friday, November 16, 2012

    Onion tea


    • 1 medium red onion, peeled and halved 
    • 4 cups water 
    • 4 large lemons halved 
    • 8 tablespoons honey 
    • 1 cinnamon stick or 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


    1. Bring to a boil water, onion and cinnamon in a small saucepan over medium heat for 25 minutes.
    2. Over time, remove from heat and strain. Then, add the honey and two lemons juice.
    3. Serve in cups with lemons halves.  Four services.
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    Thursday, November 15, 2012

    Dried plums shake


    • 2 cups cold milk
    • 2 prunes 
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
    • 1 1/2 or 2 tablespoons sugar 


    Blend well and serve.

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    Wednesday, October 31, 2012

    Lemon mint water

    • 6 large lemons or 1/2 cup lemon juice 
    • 4 cups water 
    • 1 cup mint leaves (you can use less)
    • 10 tablespoons of sugar 
    • 1 cup ice

    1. Wash the mint leaves with filtered water and lemon juice. 
    2. Blend everything on high speed for 5 minutes.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012

    Cantaloupe Water


    • 1 cantaloupe melon
    • 4 cups cold water
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 6 tablespoons sugar or to taste
    • 2 cups ice cubes

    1. Peel, remove seeds and rinds. Cut the melon into cubes.
    2. Put the diced melon in the blender, add water, sugar, lemon juice and ice. Blend at high speed.
    3. Taste to sugar.  Cool for an hour and serve.

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    Monday, September 17, 2012

    Bolognese Sauce


    • 1/2 cup oil (I use canola)
    • 2 red onions finely chopped
    • 1 cup shredded carrots
    • 2 tablespoons celery
    • 1 pound ground beef
    • 4 tablespoons spicy tomato sauce
    • ½ cup white wine
    • 2 cups beef broth
    • 2 bay leaves
    • ½ lemon peel
    • 2 teaspoons of salt
    • 2 crushed garlic cloves
    • 1 pinch of pepper

    In a pan, add oil and bring to heat and when hot, add onion, carrot, celery, lightly saute these ingredients and add the ground beef. Continue stirring until lightly browned all. Add tomato sauce, white wine, beef broth, bay leaf and lemon peel. Finally, add salt, pepper and crushed garlic.

    Cover the pot and simmer over low heat for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

    Serve with white rice, fill a lasagna or serve with any kind of cooked pasta: spaghetti, macaroni, corkscrews, etc.

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012

    Pineapple and coconut drink



    • 3 cups of frozen chopped pineapple
    • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
    • 6 tablespoons white sugar
    • 1 cup of ice cubes


    Peel the pineapple, remove the core and cut into small cubes.  Refrigerate until frozen.

    Mix all the ingredients and blend.   Add sugar to taste.  Strain.  Decorate with a slice of pineapple.  Two services.

    Friday, September 7, 2012

    Easy Chocolate Cake


    • 2 cups all purpose-flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2/3 cup salted butter
    • 1 2/3 cups white sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 1/3 cups milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


    1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degress F. 
    2. Prepare the cake pan with flour and chocolate, after oiling.  I used 8 inch round.
    3. Sift the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder into the bowl and mix until combined.
    4. Beat butter, sugar and add the eggs one by one.
    5. In another bowl, combine cocoa, milk and vanilla with the sifted dry ingredients, beginning and ending with flour.
    6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 35 minutos until a cake tester come out clean.  After this time, remove the cake from the oven.  Cool in the pan for 30 minutes, then turn it out.
    7. You can decorate the cake, sprinkling over a little powdered sugar or placing on top a heart cookie cutter with powdered sugar.

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    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    Sweet curdled milk


    • 8 cups of milk
    • 3 cups brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons lemon juice 
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt


    1. In a large pot, combine milk, cinnamon, vanilla, sugar, salt, lemon zest and  beaten eggs.  
    2. Then, bring to a boil to medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.   
    3. Fifteen minutes later, add the lemon juice , bring to a low heat for 1 hour and 45 minutes.  "DON'T MOVE".
    4. Below, you can see, the mixture is so clear and looks like a crater, milk is curdling.

    Already here, the mixture takes a dark color because it has more than 1 hour on heat.

    Let cool slightly, refrigerate and serve.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012



    • 3 sticks of butter
    • 6 eggs
    • 3 cups white sugar
    • 9 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 
    • 1 ½ cup chopped walnut 
    • Salt to taste
    • confectioner's sugar 


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square pan.
    2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter.  Remove from heat, and stir in unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar and flour.  Move well. Then, add the eggs, one by one, salt, vanilla and nuts.
    3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.  Do not overcook.
    4. A time after, remove the pan from the oven and cut the dough into squares, sprinkling with confectioners' sugar on top.